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‘Allo ‘Allo and Porridge actor Sam Kelly has died

He passed away earlier this morning after “a long illness”.

Image: Joy Paterson via YouTube

‘ALLO ‘ALLO AND Porridge actor Sam Kelly has died aged 70.

The British actor passed away early this morning after “a long illness”, BBC news reports.

His agent confirmed he did not leave any family, but “a host of friends who were his chosen family”.

The actor was best known for his role as Captain Hans Geering in ‘Allo ‘Allo and Bunny Warren in Porridge.

Kelly recently appeared in the musical Wicked on the West End, but stepped down due to illness.

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Kelly (left) as Captain Hans Geering in 'Allo 'Allo.

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